Arts, Crafts, and Experiments for Kids
Are you looking for something fun to try at home? Your local Librarians Jenni and Pam recommend these sites for creative, hands-on learning:
Art Hub for Kids – Learn to draw with step by step with Rob, his wife, and kids. Learn to draw characters ranging from Pokémon to Disney characters.
Cooking with Kids – The Food Network offers simple kid-friendly recipes to make together.
DC Kids Camp – Interactive videos and art lessons from DC comics middle grade artists and authors. Follow DC Kids on Twitter and Instagram
Dav Pilkey at Home – Learn how to draw from the author of Dog Man and Captain Underpants. New video content posted on Friday mornings at 8 a.m. on Library of Congress and Scholastic sites and social media.
Draw with Jarrett J. Krosoczka – Learn to draw from Jarrett Krosoczka, author of Punk Farm, My Lunch Lady graphic novel series, and Hey, Kiddo. Monday to Friday, Mar. 23 – Apr. 3 at 2:00pm (past episodes are available to view).
Easy Peasy and Fun – Tons of different crafts for kids to make while at home.
Education.com – Paper and glue crafts for students of all ages. Allows you to select a grade level and it will match crafts based on that grade.
Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems – Sit and learn with Mo Willems, author and illustrator of Elephant and Piggie. Week days at 1 p.m.
Science Fun – Site with simple and fun science experiments. Head to their kid zone for a long list of experiments.
Science Bob – Easy experiments that can be done at home. For all ages.
SciShow Kids – Jessi and her robot rat Squeaks introduce science topics and demonstrate experiments that you can do at home.